Migration is a way of life for most birds found in Ireland. Our nation sits with its back to the Old World and its face to the New World, so the variety of bird species reaching our shores is derived from two hemispheres. From across the planet, ‘our’ birds come – to breed, stop off, or spend the winter. How these visitors reached our shores...
Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way,
With blossomed furze unprofitably gay,
There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule,
The village master taught his little school
Oliver Goldsmith, ‘The Deserted Village’
Schoolhouse ruins are a common sight in the Irish countryside,...
The Collins Press is delighted to invite you to the launch of The Blasket Islandman, The Life and Legacy of Tomás Ó Criomhthain on 15 September at the The Blasket Centre / Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir as part of Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 2018.
Press release available here.